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“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.”              

- Arthur C. Clarke

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  • Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH)

    Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH) is a program housed at the Institute on Disability on the campus of the University of New Hampshire. ATinNH is funded as New Hampshire's state program on assistive technology under a federal law. ATinNH considers itself a public resource established to increase access to assistive technology services and devices in our state.

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  • AT Connects

    AT Connects aims to provide access to resources and information about assistive technology and its uses and to act as a gateway to the AT Act funded projects and programs in all states and territories. AT Connects. Sharing Information. Building Community.

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  • Community Engagement Initiative Knowledge Transfer Research Project

    The Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) Knowledge Transfer research project uses a grassroots community engagement technique to assess both the efficacy of the CEI method to address recreation access for people with disabilities and effective knowledge transfer methods for using the Community Engagement Evaluation.

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  • Disability & Public Health

    The New Hampshire Disability & Public Health project aims to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, and improve emergency preparedness in order to increase the quality of life among people with disabilities.

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  • Health Disparities & Intellectual Disability

    Current research suggests that people with intellectual disabilities experience poorer health and that current public health and health care systems do not adequately monitor or address their needs. Health Disparities & Intellectual Disability expands upon current research by examining the factors associated with these disparities, in order to inform future changes to health policies, programs, and practices.

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  • Inclusive Communities

    The Inclusive Communities Project at the IOD leverages the Institute’s expertise and the power of documentary film to promote greater acceptance and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in schools and communities through curriculum, training, public awareness, and worldwide outreach.

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  • Intelligent Lives

    The perception of intelligence is a powerful force in the systematic segregation, maltreatment, and unfulfilled potential of hundreds of millions of individuals with disabilities in the U.S. and worldwide. The documentary film project Intelligent Lives (working title) explores how the segregation of people with intellectual disabilities became the norm, why this segregation is slowly being dismantled, and how some people with intellectual disabilities are blazing a bold new path.

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  • Kessler National Employment Survey

    The Kessler National Employment Survey is designed to reduce the long-standing employment disparities between people with and with out disabilities by identifying strategies, factors and barriers in the workplace and among job-seekers. The IOD and UNH Survey Center will be designing the survey and collecting data from 3,000 adults with disabilities living in the United States. They will then analyze the survey data and produce a report of the findings. This information will be used for research, employment recruitment and hiring, policy development and grant making.

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  • NH Balancing Incentive Program

    The UNH Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL), a collaboration between the Institute on Disability (IOD) and Institute on Health Policy and Practice (IHPP), was awarded a contract to provide project management services for New Hampshire’s Balancing Incentive Program (BIP). The BIP is a federal grant intended to create new and improve existing systems that will make it easier for people to access and use long-term services and supports in their communities.

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  • NH Occupational Health Surveillance Program

    The New Hampshire Occupational Health Surveillance Program (OHSP) aims to improve worker safety and health in the state by identifying and tracking workplace injuries, illnesses, hazards, deaths and exposures. This information, when collected at the state level, informs the development and implementation of programs to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, and to monitor trends and progress over time. more info...
  • StatsRRTC: The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics

    StatsRRTC: The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics aims to improve knowledge about and access to existing data, and generate the knowledge needed to improve future disability data collection and dissemination. It is our goal to foster evidence-based decision making by people with disabilities and their families, advocates, policymakers, program administrators, service providers, and researchers by making data widely available and accessible.

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  • Who's 'usual'?: The determination of usual source of care providers by patients

    This project utilizes multiple methods to explore people’s experiences with their health care providers. These insights will improve patient-provider relationships and associated research, leading to better policy and program recommends as well as health and health care outcomes.

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